Books About D&E

Want to learn more about Davis & Elkins College? Check out these authoritative histories.

The Centennial History

The Centennial History by Dr. David Turner
Published by WDG Publishing, Cedar Rapids, IA, 2004.
This hardcover history provides a knowledgeable and entertaining account of the College's first century of service plus hundreds of photos, including a special color section. Oversized format and full-color jacket make it a perfect gift. Written by Dr. David Turner, the Thomas Richard Ross Professor of History and Humanities and chairman of the History Department at Davis & Elkins College. $15.00
Davis & Elkins College: The Diamond Jubilee HistoryDavis & Elkins College: The Diamond Jubilee History by Dr. Thomas Richard Ross
Published by Davis & Elkins College, Elkins, WV 1980.
This hardcover history was written in honor of the College's 75th anniversary, and presents a detailed account of the events that shaped Davis & Elkins College through 1979. Numerous b/w photos. Index. Written by D&E Professor Emeritus of History Dr. Thomas R. Ross. $10.00

More About D&E

On Video

Cam Henderson: A Coach's Story by documentary film-makers Deborah Novak and John Witek, which includes the story of Henderson's years at Davis & Elkins College and rare footage of Elkins in the 1930s. 

Related Books & Publications

Henry Gassaway Davis, An Old Fashioned BiographyHenry Gassaway Davis, An Old Fashioned Biography by Dr. Thomas Richard Ross, Professor Emeritus. Published by McClain Printing Company, Parson, WV, 1994.
Maravich by Wayne Federman, Marshall Terrill, and Jackie Maravich. Published by Sport Classic Books, Wilmington, DE, 2006.
A Brief History of Davis and Elkins College compiled by Charles E. Albert, Professor Emeritus, Davis & Elkins College. 1965.
The Industrial Question in the United States, an address delivered before the Alumni Association of the University of the State of Missouri by the Honorable Stephen B. Elkins. 1885.
The Life and Times of Henry Gassaway Davis by Charles M. Pepper. Published by the Century Co., New York, 1920.
Stephen Benton Elkins by Oscar Doane Lampert. Published by University of Pittsburgh Press, 1955.
The Putt-Putt Air Force: The Story of the Civilian Pilot Training Program and the War Training Service, 1939-1944 by Patricia Strickland. Published by the Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, 1970.
We Delivered! The U.S. Navy Armed Guard in World War II by Lyle E. Dupra. Published by Sunflower University Press, Manhattan, KS, 1997.